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The stooges are working in a radio station where a pretty girl has just made a recording of "Voices of Spring" under an assumed name. She wants to hide her singing career from her ... See full summary »

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Christine McIntyre ...
Alice Andrews (Van Doren)
Symona Boniface ...
Mrs. Bixby
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Signor Spumoni (as Gino Carrado)
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Storyline

The stooges are working in a radio station where a pretty girl has just made a recording of "Voices of Spring" under an assumed name. She wants to hide her singing career from her disapproving society parents while auditioning for Mrs. Bixby's "Krispy Krunchy" radio program. After a run-in with a pompous violinist, the boys find the record and Curly starts mimicking to it, dressed as a women. Mrs. Bixby witnesses their performance and is impressed enough to hire "Senorita Cucaracha" (Curly) and Senors "Mucho" and "Gusto" (Moe and Larry) for her radio program. The boys show up in their disguises to "sing" at Mrs. Bixby's evening party but run into trouble when Moe smashes the record over Curly's head. The real singer tries to help by singing from behind a curtain while Curly mimics, but she is discovered and the stooges exit to a hail of phonograph records. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The daffiest trio that ever hit the laughwaves!

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Comedy | Short

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15 November 1945 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia

The mock operatic recital performed by Curly as "Senorita Cucaracha", Moe as "Senor Mucho", and Larry as "Senor Gusto" is "Chi mi frena in tal momento" (the Lucia Sextet) from Act II of Lucia di Lammermoor, a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. It premiered on September 26, 1835 at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Italy. See more »

Goofs

When the Stooges pretend to sing at Mrs. Bixby's party with Alice singing behind the curtain, just before the Italian singer exposes them; Moe stops playing the flute, yet there is a flute playing the scales just before Curly is exposed. Not only that - but it is not off-key at all (the flute plays just as it did on the record). See more »

Quotes

Moe: [in the studio room, at the microphone] Oh, a micro-phoney.
Curly: [about Moe] And a phoney at the mic!
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Connections

Referenced in Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), Op. 410
(uncredited)
Written by Johann Strauß
Performed by Christine McIntyre
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Great Three Stooges short!
28 July 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is a good Three Stooges short. It funny and its cast includes Christine McIntyre,Symona Boniface, Gino Corrado, Fred Kelsey, Sam Flint, Chester Conklin, Theodore Lorch, Lynton Brent, Judy Malcolm, Vernon Dent, John Tyrrell, Heinie Conklin, and Bess Flowers. The Stooges performed very well in this short! I recommend this one!


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